SportsEvents Magazine

MAR 2017

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t March 2017 66 Henderson Just outside of Las Vegas is Henderson. The city offers more than 70 Musco-light- ed baseball/softball fields, 16 regulation soccer fields and nine aquatic complexes. Hotel rooms: 4,000+ Hotel tax rate: 12 to 13 percent Major facilities: Arroyo Grande Sports Complex features nine lighted fields for baseball/softball/Little League, lighted basketball courts and a disc golf course. Heritage Park Aquatic Complex has two baseball fields, 11 multipurpose fields and two soccer fields, as well as a competitive pool. Russell Road Recreation Complex has two adult softball fields, one collegiate softball field and three multipurpose fields. Contact: City of Henderson, Las Vegas This popular tourist destination is equipped to accommodate practically any sport. In fact, the city can host anything from rodeos and NASCAR to rugby and baseball. Hotel rooms: 149,213 Hotel tax rate: 13 percent Major facilities: Cashman Field is a 10,000-seat outdoor sports stadium. Sam Boyd Stadium is a 35,500-capacity football facility that also hosts rugby and soccer. The 1,200-acre Las Vegas Motor Speedway complex includes multiple tracks for motorsports racing. Cox Pavil- ion is a 71,900-square-foot multipurpose indoor arena. MGM Resorts International offers 11 major resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, which have a range of event venues. Contact: Las Vegas CVA, Mesquite In southern Nevada, Mesquite is a rapidly growing area that's about 85 miles north- east of Las Vegas. Hotel rooms: 1,914 Hotel tax rate: 12.5 percent Major facilities: Pioneer Park Com- plex has two softball fields and one baseball field. Sports & Events Complex includes five full-size soccer fields as well as football fields. Hunter Sports Park has two softball fields and one baseball field. Old Mill Park houses two baseball fields. Rising Star Sports Ranch Resort features 210 hotel rooms, base- ball fields, soccer fields, football fields, tracks, pool, tennis courts and indoor multipurpose venues for sports such as basketball and gymnastics. Contact: City of Mesquite, Reno In northern Nevada is Reno, a city known as the Biggest Little City in the World. Major organizations such as USA Vol- leyball, USA Fencing and Triple Crown Sports have hosted events here. Hotel rooms: 11,500 Hotel tax rate: 13.5 percent Major facilities: Reno Events Center is a flexible, 7,000-seat multipurpose venue. Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center fea- tures two indoor and two outdoor arenas. Golden Eagle Regional Park features 1.4- million-square-feet of artificial turf. Convention center: The Reno-Sparks Convention Center accommodates sports such as volleyball, basketball, karate, judo, taekwondo, wrestling, cheer and dance, fencing, boxing, archery and gymnastics. Contact: Reno-Sparks CVA, n Nevada is nothing if not unique. In addition to Las Vegas, The Silver State offers natural wonders such as Red Rock Canyon, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada. "From marathons to volleyball tournaments to ski races, Nevada has been a popular choice for sports event organizers," said Chris Moran, public relations specialist for the Nevada Division of Tourism. "The state's two major metropolitan areas, Las Vegas and Reno-Tahoe, offer an abundance of hotel rooms as well as stadiums, sports complexes and convention areas." n SITE SELECTION GUIDE: NEVADA City of Henderson BMX in Henderson ►

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